Duane Monteith, MD| Interventional Pulmonology, Thoracic Surgery | MedStar Health

Duane Monteith, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (36 reviews)

Specialities: Interventional Pulmonology, Thoracic Surgery

Languages: English

About me

Areas of clinical interest or expertise

  • Duane R. Monteith, MD, FACS, Regional Chief of Thoracic Surgery, cares for patients at the Angelos Center for Lung Diseases at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center.
  • While he treats a wide range of pulmonary illnesses and related conditions, he is particularly interested in thoracic cancers.
  • Board certified in thoracic as well as cardiac surgery, Dr. Monteith specializes in the treatment of conditions that include lung cancer, esophageal diseases, both benign and malignant, and mediastinal tumors. 
  • He has extensive experience performing minimally invasive procedures including robotic thoracic surgery and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS).

Certifications and associations
Dr. Monteith is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Society of Robotic Surgery, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, to name a few. During his career, he has made numerous presentations to a diverse range of audiences, many focusing on lung cancer diagnosis and treatment, and has been recognized with several awards for his efforts.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Adenocarcinoma Of Lung
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Large Cell Cancer Of The Lung
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Metastasis
  • Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Nodule
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Head And Neck
  • Thymus Cancer
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Achalasia
  • Adenocarcinoma Of Lung
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Chest Wall Tumors
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic Tumor
  • Emphysema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Mass
  • Hamartoma Of Lung
  • Hilar Adenopathy
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Large Cell Cancer Of The Lung
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Metastasis
  • Malignant Effusion
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Main Bronchus
  • Mediastinal Mass
  • Mediastinum Cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Paraesophageal Hernia
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Diseases
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary Metastases
  • Pulmonary Nodule
  • Sequestrum Of Lung
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Head And Neck
  • Tension Pneumothorax
  • Thoracic Malignancy
  • Thymoma
  • Thymus Cancer
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Procedures I perform

  • Biopsy Chest Wall
  • Biopsy Diaphragm
  • Biopsy Of Lung
  • Bronchial Fistula Repair
  • Chest Wall Resection
  • Decortication Of Lung
  • Esophageal Diverticulectomy
  • Esophageal Myotomy
  • Esophagectomy
  • Exploratory Thoracotomy
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Fundoplication
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery
  • Hyperhidrosis Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy For Achalasia
  • Lung Resection
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Pulmonary Lobectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Mycetoma Resection
  • Open Biopsy Of Lesions Of Mediastinum
  • Open Biopsy Of Lung
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Pleurodesis
  • Pleurx Catheter Insertion
  • Plication Of Emphysematous Bleb
  • Plication Of The Diaphragm
  • Repair Of Diaphragm
  • Sleeve Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thymectomy
  • Thymus Surgery
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheostomy
  • Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery
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Practice locations

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9103 Franklin Square Drive
Suite 1800
Baltimore, MD, 21237


Fax 855-304-5289

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12 Medstar Boulevard
Suite 110
Bel Air, MD, 21015


Fax 443-777-6249

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MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Open POS II
    • Network OA
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Aetna HMO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Optimum Choice
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Tricare Prime
    • First Health PPO
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus



Board Certification: American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Fellowship Program: New York University Langone Medical Center (2011)

Residency Program: SUNY Downstate Medical Center (2007)

Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine (2002)

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

  • Provider listened carefully

  • Provider knew medical history

  • Provider showed respect

  • Provider spent enough time with patient

  • Jul 14, 2022

    Dr. M. was very nice. Straight shooter, very pleasant and attentive!

  • Jul 12, 2022

    Very well listen to my problems.

  • Jun 21, 2022

    Dr. Monteith was very very good. He explained everything in detail an listen and answered all my questions & concern.